If God is love, and He is, find him here

October 5, 2021

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If, like me, you’ve wondered where simple human decency went, especially among professed “Christians,” you will love John Pavlovitz’ new book, If God is Love, Don’t Be A Jerk. Which you can find HERE.

And if, like me, you’ve looked with surprise at the many who publicly identify as Christians  but do not walk Christ’s path. –even as they talk his talk– this book’s for you.

“Who IS this guy?” I wondered.

When I found Pastor John Pavolovitz years ago I couldn’t believe it–a pastor who truly walked the talk. Who called out those faux Christians and TV “pastors” who are anything BUT Christian. Refreshing! (Shouldn’t be, but in this strange world of ours, it is.)

In his new book, John exhorts us all to think and act differently. To follow the commandment, Thou Shalt Not Be Horrible.

What would the world look like if people of faith, morality, and conscience actually aspired to a world of kindness and decency?  What if we pledged to create world more loving and equitable than it is right now? What if compassion guided our words and actions?

“Walking the talk” means living the belief that God is love

If we actually took steps to live in a way that made us better human beings?

What if we daily challenged ourselves to live in a way that simply made us better humans?

John Pavlovitz explores how we can embody a kinder brand of spirituality. Shows us ways to really look at our belief system to understand how what we believe might influence us to act in less than kind ways toward our fellow humans.

He is a really good writer.  His message is clear and actionable.

I love this book. I’ll be giving it to a few friends. Maybe you’ll do the same.

Because it really could change the world if we spread his message far and wide.

Find it at the affiliate link in the first paragraph of this post.

And if you feel like doing another good deed, why not consider our gentle gifts to help a loved one who is grieving or healing? Something for every budget can be found in our Etsy shop, here.

 

5 comments on “If God is love, and He is, find him here
  1. Religion has been blasphemed beyond recognition.

  2. Laurie Stone says:

    Love him and read his blog all the time. Very sorry to hear he’s going through an intense health crisis right now. Hope he’s okay. You can find out about it on his social media.

    • Yes, he’s making his recovery. I’m not sure if they’re going to need to operate again as it was so vascular they weren’t sure every bit was removed. But his book is doing great. I am trying to hold off buying those gifts til Christmas…i know several people who would love it.

  3. Diane says:

    We need more like him who ‘walk the walk’!

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